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Movie Review: The Lion King (2019)

Article by: Alice-Ginevra Micheli   The latest in Disney’s ‘reimagining’s’,The Lion King brings the '90s classic back to the big screen, with more life than could have ever been expected. Directed by Jon Favreau, the story is one you know and love. This is Hamlet set in the wilds of Africa, and explores the

Movie Review: Rocketman

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli   It’s a story that’s been told many times before: the rock ‘n’ roll god who loses himself to his most debased senses. What's different in Dexter Fletcher's Rocketman is that even in the lowest of the low moments, stunning visuals provide a warmth to the film and

Movie Review: Captain Marvel

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli   While there have been plenty of strong female characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, none have helmed their own film. They’ve all been either supporting characters in someone else’s origin tale, or part of the crew in a team-up showcase. With Captain Marvel, this has finally become

Predictions: The 91st Academy Awards

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli  Oh, what a strange year it has been for the illustrious Academy. They have had controversial choice after controversial choice, not just in its nominees but also in the ceremony itself. Will they have a host? Will there be some categories that don’t receive their due and are

Movie Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli   It’s no surprise that trying to capture all that Queen represents into a two and a half hour film would cause almost more drama behind the scenes than would ever make it on screen. However, somehow, the film was finally completed. It was filmed, edited, printed and

Movie Review: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli   Netflix has found itself swimming ambitious waters, producing hundreds of films in order to give filmmakers a chance to tell their stories in their own way. Some have been masterpieces and some...well, have not. Their newest entrant, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, has quickly become a

Movie Review: Wildlife

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli   Whenever an actor wants to foray into the world of directing, a communal breath is held. While they might be commendable in the roles they’ve played, who’s to say that their talents extend to a much more demanding and, arguably, important role? These were some thoughts that

Movie Review: Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli   In terms of questionable sequels, this is one of the clearest examples in recent memory. Coming from a seemingly stand-alone well-rounded political thriller, the fact that another in the same universe was soon to follow was baffling even for the most experienced moviegoers. With expectations low and its

Predictions: The 90th Academy Awards

Article By: Alice-Ginevra Micheli    Another year, another Oscars, and the excitement in the air is tangible. However, this year has to be one of the most exciting years yet. Not only are the nominees diverse in every way, but so are the films. All but gone are the typical Oscar-bait films

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